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Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

We had an amazing time celebrating Upstate SC diversity leaders. Standing ovations for ALL, and if you read about them, you'll understand why. Congratulations to these deserving leaders!

Doing Things That Matter

Posted by: Nika White on Thursday, April 2, 2015
As an organization, everyday our staff is challenged to do something that matters. Something that will help create prosperity for our community. Something that will have lasting impact. Something that will get to the crux of the matter and create ...

Upstate Diversity Leaders Recognized

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Upstate leaders were honored Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Tenth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, presented by TD Bank and hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with the Anderson, Greer ...

ACE Leadership Symposium Takeaways

Posted by: Marion Mann on Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Chamber’s second annual ACE Leadership Symposium, designed to promote advancing minority leadership and corporate board service, included workshop presentations on “The Truth about Coaching and Managing Minorities” and ...

Collaborative Partnerships to Promote Leadership Diversity

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, April 11, 2014
The Greenville Chamber’s second annual ACE Leadership Symposium is upon us and I could not be more excited. The event will be held at the TD Convention Center on April 22, 2014 featuring workshops from 10:00 to 11:15 am and a culmination ...

What a Difference a Year Makes

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 25, 2013
It’s hard to believe that August 1st marked my one-year anniversary in the role of Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for the Greenville Chamber. It has been a phenomenal year full of significant learning, support, and wonderful ...

Diversity Leaders Participate in the Movement Powered by Humanity: The Year of Altruism

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 11, 2013
Diversity and inclusion management is a challenging mandate in a highly competitive, global marketplace where many organizations are trying to reflect diverse America. Working in this capacity requires one to think critically, challenge current ...

Difference Makes a Difference

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, October 4, 2013
Research continues to show that diverse teams produce better results. Diverse boards demonstrate good corporate governance. However, counterintuitive to these statistics, most recent census reports show a fall rather than a rise in women and ...

Opportunity of a Lifetime, to Make a Difference in My Lifetime

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Friday, September 27, 2013
Growing up in Greenville has afforded me the firsthand experience of what economic development looks like. The Greenville I knew 10 years ago has transformed into destination that I love telling my friends about. Now as a recent college graduate ...

MYTH: Only Large Corporations with Big Budgets are Concerned with Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by: Nika White on Monday, September 16, 2013
Well intentions can be the greatest motivation to start a new initiative. But, sometimes plans fail to reach implementation because of misguided information. Diversity and inclusion is one of those initiatives that I often hear about lacking in ...
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